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We Applaud Union Organizations Giving Much Needed Water in Newark

The Phillips Kirkland Trust Applauds the Major Efforts Underway from Union Organizations in the NY/ NJ area to Help Supply Much Needed Bottled Water in Newark. ILA’s Water Distribution Moved To Newark’s Good Neighbor Church on Friday, August 30th from 9:00am to 2:00pm The International Longshoremen’s Association’s efforts to secure…...

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Happy Labor Day from the Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust

The Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust wishes to extend its appreciation to all who labor daily to keep our Nation strong. Happy Labor Day! Across the country, communities and families will commemorate Labor Day with parades and cook outs with little to no thought about its true meaning…...

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Senator Rob Portman is 2019 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year

Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman has been named 2019 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year, an honor presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force, a labor-management coalition that includes MM&P. The award is given to a legislator who has advanced waterborne commerce on the Great Lakes and St.…...

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Congratulates Captain Boyce, and the entire crew of the M/V Greenlake for being recipients of the Extraordinary Bravery at Sea Award

The Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust congratulates Captain Boyce, and the entire crew of the M/V Greenlake for their selection as the recipients of International Maritime Organization’s prestigious Extraordinary Bravery at Sea Award !   Bravo Zulu ! The ceremony will take place in London on the 25th…...

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Harold J. Daggett re-elected to third term as head of ILA

The Captain Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust extends congratulations to Harold J. Daggett who was recently elected to a third term as International President of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO, at the union’s 55th Quadrennial Convention in Florida.  He was reelected unanimously  to a third term, by hundreds of national…...

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“The Directors of the Trust would like to welcome our newest Board Member, Captain Don Josberberger

Don is a Master Mariner with vast experience as a Chief Mate and Master with Sealand, CSX and Horizon Lines, sailing Trans Atlantic and Trans Pacific routes, East and West U.S. Coast routes and the Caribbean for many years. Read more....

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“National Maritime Day” Celebration Reception and Dinner Photos

View photos from the Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust 2019 National Maritime Day Celebration.  View Photos....

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CONGRESS!! DON’T DELAY FURTHER. RECOGNIZE OUR WORLD WAR II MERCHANT MARINES

CONGRESS!!  DON’T DELAY FURTHER.  RECOGNIZE OUR WORLD WAR II MERCHANT MARINES… they are slowly passing away like all the members of the “Greatest Generation” and deserve to be recognized fully for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the Nation.  We ask for all members of the Senate and the…...

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“National Maritime Day” Celebration Reception and Dinner

The dinner is a celebration of our Nation’s maritime heritage and will help raise funds for scholarships for individuals pursuing a career in maritime or related industries.  We believe a strong maritime industry and labor force is critical to the Nation’s economy and national security.  View Event...

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RECOGNIZING THE U.S. MERCHANT MARINE AND NATIONAL MARITIME DAY

by Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter (U.S. Navy Retired), Executive Director, Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust   Each year on May 22nd, our Nation pauses to proudly celebrate National Maritime Day and the contributions of the maritime industry and its workforce. Congress instituted National Maritime Day in 1933,…...

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